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it and then again neither would he. >> jennifer: fierce fighting continued in israel and gaza today while leaders from both sides met in cairo to discuss putting an end to the bloodshed. egyptian president mohamud morsi is overseeing the talks and he has become the central figure in the delicate negotiations. morsi was at his sister's funeral today but he did issue a statement saying israeli aggression would end today. tuesday. at the end of the day the two sides still had not reached agreement. a hamas official told reuters they had come close but the talks "must wait until tomorrow." now this is morsi's real debut on the world stage. he rose from his position as head of the engineering department at a cairo university to become president of egypt last year. it's really an intriguing story. morsi replaced, as you know, president hosni mubarak who had been in power for three decades and was one of israel's few allies in the region and morsi ran as the muslim brotherhood's candidate and he promised to implement islamic law. bu
that leave the quest for peace? ♪ >> jennifer: leaders from israel and gaza met in egypt today to discuss a possible drawdown with u.s. secretary general. for now, though the fighting continues. israeli air strikes killed nearly 40 people today, groups in gaza respondented by shooting nearly 100 rockets in israel. and on the israeli side of the border things appeared remarkably calm today. this picture has caused a stir online. it shows israelis watching passively as in-coming missiles sail over head. so why to israelis feel so comfortable out in the open as missiles fly above them? because of something called the iron dome. it's a defense system that uses radar to detect in-coming rockets and determine where they will land. if it is headed towards a populated area the gunner shoots the missile out of the sky. it is particularly good at detecting the smaller, older rockets that the palestinians use. iron dome has had an incredible 85% successful rate against the 300 rockets the palestinians have fired. the gulf missiles intercepted less than 10% of their target. iro
because their children are safe. hamas and israel have agreed to a ceasefire for the moment. each side launched about 1500 strikes, and there were violent protests in the west bank in which one palestinian was killed. the final straw was the bombing of a crowded tel-aviv bus today that blast injured 21 israelis. late today secretary of state hillary clinton joined egypt's foreign minister to announce a ceasefire agreement which says . . . >> jennifer: secretary clinton praised the leadership but says there is still work to be done. >> egypt's new government is assuming the responsibility and leadership that has long made this country a cornerstone of regional peace, as i discussed today with the others there is no substitute for a just and lasting peace. >> jennifer: lasting peace will not come easy though, the region is still extremely fragile, and israel's military reported that the palestinians have launched five rockets since thesis fire began, and in gaza city palestinians shut guns in the air, and meanwhile mosques across the region congratulated pales
, especially his strong statements on his steadfast support for israel, all were very significant in terms of increasing the excitement on the democratic side, and there's a palpable feeling of momentum for the president in florida, and one of the big stories on election tonight will be the come-from-behind victory for the president in florida. >> jennifer: so are you saying the third debate really helped to solidify particularly the jewish vote in florida? >> no doubt particularly the president's very strong statements on israel, his recitation of his visit to israel, where we visited one of the southern israeli towns suffering from the bombardment of hamas. these were themed that caused the jewish community in south florida in particular to understand and remember why they supported the president in such large numbers in 22008. >> jennifer: all right. it is interesting because i think there's a momentum shift we're seeing as well. romney was in florida today, and the political director told reporters on a conference call that quote romney will win election day by
'm grateful for a ceasefire in israel and gaza. i'm grateful that human beings have the capacity for hearts can soften that bruised egos can be soothed, and bruced people can be healed. that a renaissance city can be reborn. i'm really thankful for a dinner where the turkey skin is golden brown encasing the juices from a tender bird basted with butter and garlic salt and of course i'm also grateful to be able to share that dinner with my incredible family, my soulful husband, dan, and those fascinating and unique human beings who are my children, kate and cece and jack, all of whom i love with every fiber of my being. i'm thankful to be blessed with a mind-blowingly scrappy team here in "the war room." they put in long hours and heart and soul to create this and thoughtful show for you, and i'm grateful for you, dear viewers who found us on this upstart network and have stuck with us as we continue to grow. for everyone who has shared this journey, participated in this wonderful, infuriating, perplexing and inspiring story that is democracy. thank you. i'm grateful this
from the crisis in syria, to crisis in israel with drone strikes. he has been the front man on all of these issues. >> jennifer: so let's talk first about the -- the whys and the times of this. this is a friday afternoon, some in the far-right press are suspicious that the timing suggests that there was some fear about him testifying relating to benghazi, there is an investigation and hearing scheduled for next week. do you think this has to do with that? >> no. he has handled a lot more difficult issues than benghazi. he would have been able to handle that. i think it's a separate issue that somebody needed to take responsibility for the benghazi thing early, someone from the state department, but i don't believe they would have him come out like this with an affair. he could have said i'm going to resign because of benghazi. certainly on a friday night you always drop this news in washington on a friday night, bad news like this. >> jennifer: affairs happen all the time. why would he have to resign because of an affair. >> most likely because there is going t
, was to israel. james cunningham. susan rice, from fantasy to reality, i say in reality the likely choice will be susan rice for this job. the secretary of defense you had a hoosier in the secretary of defense. i do see duke lugar here. you think that he will cross the aisle, the president will go for a republican secretary of defense? >> he could go for olympia snow, who was on the intelligence committee. you could put snow over at defense. i think john kerry has a strong case to make for defense. putting a republican, it works with bob gates it could work again. >> william cohen too. >> absolutely. >> bob kerry for you joe tell me about bob kerry. he lost in the senate race. they owe him a favor? >> they owe him big time. if indiana is going to be the bread basket of the cabinet members, i say let's go outside that particular box. bob kerry of nebraska, war veteran, knows what it's like to be in combat, kind of an innovative thinker president of the new school in new york, very creative outside the box kind of guy to the point you don't know exactly what he's going to say. what's not to
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